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  • Published: 7 February 2013
  • ISBN: 9780448462899
  • Imprint: Penguin
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 112
  • RRP: $9.99

What Was the Gold Rush?


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In 1848, gold was discovered in California, attracting over 300,000 people from all over the world, some who struck it rich and many more who didn't. Hear the stories about the gold-seeking "forty-niners!" With black-and white illustrations and sixteen pages of photos, a nugget from history is brought to life!

  • Pub date: 7 February 2013
  • ISBN: 9780448462899
  • Imprint: Penguin
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 112
  • RRP: $9.99

About the Author

Joan Holub

Joan Holub has written and/or illustrated more than 70 books for children, including the popular Ant Hill series. You can visit her Web site at www.joanholub.com. She lives in Raleigh, North Carolina.

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